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quote mass surveillance program that can collect phone records on each and every call that americas make. richard leon ruling that it violates fourth amendment protection.
quote collect phone records on each and every call that americas make. richard leon ruling that it violates fourth amendment protection. he called the program almost orwellian and says that james madison would be aghast at the scope of it. but he held off shutting down the program. the justice department had little reaction beyond saying they are studying the opinion. there is this from edward snowden, i acted on my belief that the nsa programs would not withstand a constitutional
quote , by the director of national intelligence about how much data is being collected on america, metadata, whatever wah want to call it. do you feel that there's been any either misleading, willful or otherwise about the extent of that? >> i know as the chairman of the house intelligence committee we have had this information. we have been briefed on it we've had an opportunity to ask questions on it i supported these programs. we had some differences. we worked them out. were there problems that we found, yes.
quote >>> good morning, america. they're alive. >> it's a miracle. it really is. >> the family of six, their jeep overturned in the rugged nevada mountains, stranded in minus 20-degree weather. saved in the nick of time after two days. how they survived, this morning. >>> that bone-chilling cold invading almost every state. a snowy commute in chicago right now. and the coldest air over 30 years. ice and snow, no match for this plow near boston as yet another storm targets the northeast. >>> caught on tape. did this police officer go too far after a high-speed chase? lifting his dog through the window to subdue the driver. why the jury watching this video cleared the officer of any wrong-doing. >>> picture this. the world's highest-paid supermodel. a new snapshot gone viral.
really a pawn? how a demand for made in america is transforming the marketplace, and why you need to look beyond the label. >> our digital producer, raj is here, and raj, americans spend everything fro from apparel to zucchini. zucchini only one of these was made in america, and can you guess which one? and you asked an interesting question. are you a patriot or a pawn? pawn. >> all right, well americans do obsess over labels. one or the other made in the usa. nearly 80% of the u.s. would rather buy american made products, and the majority are even willing to pay more. nostic manufacturing is increasing. >> it helps us support our businesses in the usa. >> it keeps jobs in america. >> it keeps our workers here and keeps our country going. >> keep the opportunity here, and keep the business here. >> keeping americans employed is about the most important thing we can do. >> countries once condemned for outsourcing are being applauded for in-sourcing. the manufacturing that faded from the landscape for decades, now is up to 12 million and is expected to expand in 2014. and meanwhile, the
we can do to fix education in america >> the united states has education apartheid, that's the facts... >> talk to al jazeera with m. night shayamalan sunday at 7et / 4pt on al jazeera america >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> here are the headlines at this hour. >> only on al jazeera america. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is targeted towards you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, there's some really horrible things that are on line, and it's not - it's not just twitter, what has happened through social media and the anonymity of the net is that you see websites, hate-filled websites targetting all sorts of groups, popping up. there has been a huge number of those that exis
you for watching al jazeera america. i'm del walters in new york. and remember, you can check us out 24 hours a day, just by going to is money the secret to happiness? we'll explore what makes us happy, and why. >> lisa fletcher is out today, but we have our man as cohost. with all of the tweets and facebook messages, and omar, does more bling make you happy? what did they say? >> they have different ideas of whether obtaining more wealth brings happiness. we have elizabeth saying: >> for those of you at home, we want you to be part of this conversation. and let us know what makes you happy and what the connection is between money and happiness. >> a wife and jacked up truck. happiness, it's the most valued human emotion, for some, it's a strong sense of wellbeing, and for others, they think that more money will make them happy. >> what do you want out of life. >> to be happy. and to live a long happy life. >> what's going to make you successful and happy? what will make you feel successful and happy? >> right now, money. lots of money. >> all right, but does
>>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm del walters. these are the stories we're following for you. >> put politics aside for one minute, come together, and address the needs of our military families. >> the budget battle wrapping up on capitol hill right now. >>> the strong message president obama is sending russia. sending billy gene king to the winter olympics. >>> on amazing story of survival. we'll tell you how a blind man's guide dog could have saved his life when both fell in front of this moving subway train. ♪ >>> that bipartisan budget deal on the brink of passing the senate any moment now. after sailing through the house last week, the bill passing a key hurdleavoided any threat of a filibuster. libby casey is on capitol hill. and libby what is defense side half in non-mesic programs. but it also reduces the deficit by $23 billion, and watching for passage this afternoon in the senate is. >> libby as we watch this particular bill, what does it include for realize somebody has to pay. the one getting the most attention right now is the reduction in the benefits for mili
and america. ethan, why this law that closes schools? >> i think it's a response by the legislature and the government to deal with ever increasing costs in education in alaska. we had boarding schools up until the 1970s, in which the case went to the supreme court and it was decided that the state had the responsibility to educate every child in alaska, and so high schools popped up in all of our villages, and now the state has enabled it so that if the population drops under 10, your school goes into closure over a four-year period. and lessens the budget thing because oftentimes the money is spread out throughout the district. but i think it's a response to save money because the state is not increasing dollars for education, especially in alaska. the costs keep rising consistently. our oil costs go up, and people need to put this all in perspective. they think we can go from one town to another and bus 50 minutes away. no, my community, i'm in average registerinanchorage. and the only way i can get there is to fly in an airplane, which costs me $1,008 round trip. >> it's tough,
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're going to dig in to why all this matters for america. but we start on the ground in kiev's independent square. >> for more than two weeks demonstrators have rallied against the government in the ukraine's capitol kiev. in the middle of the night riot police moved into independent square. >> we're standing here, but we're moving. we're moving forward step by step, we're going forward. everyone makes a big effort for our country, for our families, and the whole world is watching ukraine. >> in freezing conditions the police pushed and shoved their way in the square trying to remove barricades and tents. protesters pushed back for hours chanting shame while those in occupied buildings dumped ice cold water on approaching police. finally the authorities pulled back. the government claimed they only wanted to restore traffic downtown. protesters are protesting against the decision of president yanukovych's decision last month not to sign trade agreements with europe . [ inaudible ] >> reporter: following her meeting ukraine's president, the secretary of state victoria youlin sai said she to
>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler in new york and here are the top stories. it's 7:00 a.m. in johannesburg and the gates to the stadium where the official memorial for nelson mandela will be held. these are live pictures now. more than 100 world leaders plan to attend including president obama and his wife mrs. obama. the stadium holds 90,000 people but many more are expected to show up. al jazeera america will hold extended coverage, starting at 4:00 a.m. eastern, 1:00 a.m. pacific. >>> winter weather advisors posted from arkansas to maine. several people have died in storm related traffic accidents. thousands of flights have been cancelled nationwide. the. >>> the standoff continues in ukraine where opposition, security troops raided opposition headquarters monday. ever since the president vetoed a trade deal with europe in exchange for closer ties with russia. that's it, remember you can get more on the news at >> on america tonight: a medical break through, a treatment that could be critical to the future of many patients in the fight aga
>> you are watching al jazeera america live from new york city i'm johnathan betz with a look at today's top stories four people are dead and more than 60 others are injured this morning when a metro north train derailed. 14 of those were critically injured. they were in the first two cars. the operator was also among those hurt. the train left the track stopping feet from the harlem river. >> by the time i looked up it was going to off the track and there was rubble from the track flying at my face. >> national transportation safety board investigators on the scene of the accident. >>> the obama administration say is working most of the time. their hope is to have it successfully. to have 50,000 people sign up at once. >> in thailand the anti-government leader has met with the prime minister and refused to back down. thirty than thousand people toot in the pro safety. test. and in kiev 100,000 people are rallying in the streets the protest began last year to support a trade agreement with the european union. >> those are the headlines i'm johnathan betz. americ
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world news america." >> this is bbc world news america. reporting from washington, i'm katty kay. president obama saying the health-care rollout has been fixed and americans should give it another chance. >> tell your friends and your family not to let the initial problems with the website discourage you. >> ukrainians braves another night in the cold. they have failed to unseat the government, but they say they won't hit -- quick. -- they won't quit. breakingung and stereotypes. we introduce you to the woman who built computer code. we are broadcast on public television in america and elsewhere around the globe. forms will make life better for millions of americans, that was the message from president obama today as he defended the health- care program that has been beset by technical glitches. he said a lot of the website problems are now fixed, but critics are not convinced. >> on the streets of baltimore, the people who -- the people obamacare is designed to help. they have nothing to fall back on if they become ill. a getting them signed up has been undermined by a website p
pay help the economy? we'll take a look at those who need a lift the most. a new report on america's home ohless. >> one of the common myths about homelessness is that a homeless person is typically sleeping under a bridge or on the street or suffering from mental illness. homelessness is about women with children who have no place to go. >> what it's really like to be homeless in america. that story and more as real money continues. the stream is uniquely interactive television. in fact, we depend on you, your ideas, your concerns. >> all these folks are making a whole lot of money. >> you are one of the voices of this show. >> i think you've offended everyone with that kathy. >> hold on, there's some room to offend people, i'm here. >> we have a right to know what's in our food and monsanto do not have the right to hide it from us. >> so join the conversation and make it your own. >> watch the stream. >> and join the conversation online @ajamstream. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> here are the headlines at this
>> this is al jazeera america, i'm tony harris live in new york city. >>> tha student in arapaho high school came with a rifle asking for a particular teacher. >>> a man working for the c.i.a. robert levinson was not an u.s. government employee when he vanished but the administration would not comment on whether he had ties to the c.i.a. an advisory panel set up to national security agency submitted it's report two days early. it has recommended dozens of changes. at the same time the white house said it will kee. >>> terry loewen planned to drive a bomb-laden van into to an airport and blow it up. those are your headline stories. "real money with ali velshi" is next. >> the truth about taxes in america, sure, the rich get hit hard but the middle class shoulders its chair, too. i'll break it down for you. also the boss is watching you, american workers under surveillance on the job like never before. what you don't know about cracking technology, bus i go one-on-one with former president jimmy cart for set the record straight for america on apartheid and nelson mandela. i'm ali v
building, colors changing and flickering. thanks for watching. >>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler. the president and first family set off for hawaii where they will enjoy over two weeks of vacation. the president held a year end news conference. >>> the bodies of two u.n. peace keepers killed in south sudan have been brought home. hundreds of people have been killed in the past few days. brinksmanship via fax machine. north korea threatened south korea of merciless attacks via fax. south korea faxed back vowing altercation he. >>> law violates the constitutional due process. utah is already issuing licenses to same sex couples. remember, you can always get the latest news at >> on "america tonight" an al jazeera exclusive. part 2 into our exclusive. life behind bars, . >> one week after incarceration, they found him hanging from a sheet. most horrible call i've ever received in my life. >> faith and forgiveness. she lost her faith but not her love. >>> ron burgundy, how sometimes lines are blurred. >> i'd say lighten up. there's a whole revolutio
. >> deeply polarizing, using the hashtag #ajam stream, we talk about, we don't get oil from north america. if true, why destroy our land. peter talks about the farmers, talk about the land that's going to be condemned. the flip side, oil will be moved one way or the other, all these name callers they should grow up and then anna says my support for this pipeline is based on the current geopolitical reality. we'll somehow figure this all out in 26 minutes. >> they're stacked up. how do people debate. the key stone southern leg is supposed to be ready in 2016. this part of the pipeline still has to be approved by president obama, since it crosses the border. activists and land owners, say, it's not going to be going in without a fight. >> what's at stake is civilization at the baseline. >> adds to higher carbon emissions contributing to climate change. will provide much needed jobs and energy independence. meanwhile, land owners feel, they are caught in the middle. they can take a payout or face eminent domain which can force them off of their land and out of their homes whether they agree
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west. >>> this is al jazeera america, i'm jonathan betz with your top storesies. it's midnight, december 1st on the east coast. that means the deadline to fix the troubled healthcare website. it should now work. >> reuters reports thailand's prime minister had to be escorted out of a compound broken into by antigovernment protesters. police fired tear gas at the demonstrators in new clashes, after night-time street battles left two dead and dozens hurt. >> the u.s. government is calling for the release of american veteran merrill newman. a video of the veteran supposedly apologising for war crimes was released. >> 40-year-old actor paul walker died in a car crash outside los angeles. he was attending a charity event. he was famous for a starring role in "fast and furious" films. it's a highest film franchise of all times. >> "america tonight" is up next. for more go to being with us i'm jo john joie chen. you are watching "america tonight" evening edition. one in seven americans are food insecure. what does that mean? it means to put food on the table on a consis
america commemorates nelson mandela from the people who knew him. >> i think all of those people who were inside that stadium were very lucky to be there. >> an emotional look at the life and legacy of nelson mandela. >> only on al jazeera america. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> here are the headlines at this hour. >> only on al jazeera america. here is more. >> beneath the fluorescentsun in a former meat packing plant is the latest trim in farming. they call it "vertical farming." these fields grow on floors on at industrial park and farmer john adel and his staff agrees user. >> my shipping proceed did you say 1500, 2,000 miles to get are. >> the plant of the indoor -- as the indoor formers call it doesn't grow corn or soybeans but mustard, high end micro greens on the plates of white-napkin restaurants. these fish supply the vert liser that number issues the consider this: the news of the day plus so much more. >> we begin with the government shutdown. >> answers to the questions no one else will ask. >> it seems li
have a good evening. from. >> and welcome to al jazeera america. i'm tony harris here is a look at the top stories. a federal judge says the national security agency collection of telephone data is not only legal he called it a counterpunch to terrorism. the ruling conflicts to another judge's ruling earlier this month that said the conduct is likely unconstitutional. >>> congress let unemployment benefits lapse when they left on vacation. president obama will present it to them when they return to work next year. >>> blast in beirut, mohamed chatta, an outspoken are speaker,. >>> south sudan, said they would step in if the two sides failed to end the fighting in four days. another 72 u.n. peace keepers arrived in south sudan's capitol on friday, joining thousands who are already there. those are the headlines, america tonight is next. >> on "america tonight", bis buzz, behind a legalized cash crop now hit a new high. >> at the end of the day, it makes me a little bit giddy. >>> also tonight the arc of greatness in our everyday lives. how we take for granted these extraordinary
very nice. some dispatch. and then i decided to go and have a look at america. been fascinated by any english child, the cisco kid and champion and all of those kinds of programs. so i entered the united states. the time of blame in washington state. the first time i remember seeing , the incident as its i looked bewildered. stopped and picked me up. so would you like to come to seattle. that was the beginning of a series of unbelievable things which -- i visited every single state in the union, well, at least a lie, everyone in the continental u.s. i traveled -- i think it was about 38,000 miles. and everyone, without exception was kind inhospitable and generous. i mean, i remember one occasion to south of san francisco. i was trying to get a ride. good southdown to los angeles, could not get a ride. all night, left standing there. about five in the morning, police car stopped and said, was i having trouble. no problem. don't worry. alicante. he invited me to the squad car and took me out to the police station. the staff sergeant and took my fingerprints. why not read these charming
>> the top stories are next. welcome to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler in new york. here are the top stories. a federal judge ruled that some of the tactics used by the national security agency probably are unconstitutional. he says the nsa phone call surveillance program could be a violation of privacy rights, former nsa systems analyst edward snowden issued a statement supporting the judge's rulings. >>> sailors have cancer and may be their rescue mission following the fukushima melt down after tsunami in japan. >>> the leeder of ukraine is heading to russia to ask for helps. weeks of protests, by europe's poorest country on the edge of collapse. >>> president obama will meet with leaders of apple, google, twitter and more. perhaps about the health care website, i'll see you back here tomorrow night, 8:00 eastern and 11:00 eastern. >> on america tonight, the largest appeal ever for victims of syria's war. the numbers staggering. and so is the need. also, tonight, not in my backyard. a controversial community, for sex offenders. >> my neighbor is a sex of
>> this is al jazeera america, i'm tony harris with a look at the top stories. the long good buy to nelson mandela has begun. on tuesday a public memorial will be held, and he'll be bur buried december 15th. after a state funeral. president obama and the first lady will travel to the funeral. >>> heavy wintery winds are hammering the southwest, and it doesn't seem to be slowing down. thunder storms that could sweep connection, arkansas and central ken. >>> a hospital in mexico has been concerned over concerns of radiation exposure. six people admitted to the hospital may have fallen ill from contact with cobalt 60. that is a dangerous radioactive waste that was being carried in a truck that was stolen. the police found the abandoned vehicle i in a field. those are your headlines for al jazeera america. ali velshi next with "real money." >> the government said more americans are going back to work, and they have the numbers to back up the fact. by quality matters more than quantity. still this recovery is start to go feel real for americans. and i'll introduce you to a shop keep w
to south africa to bid him farewell. >>> made in america. clothes made in america again. and tonight, you can trace your jeans to the farmer who grew the cotton. make it a merry christmas for american jobs. >>> good evening to you on this chilly night. they are calling it ice friday, the freezing storm stretching 2,000 miles from the heart land to the east coast. 124 million americans across 16 states, in its grip. look at what some families face this weekend, cars, no match for the slick icy highways. neighbors pitching into help out. power lines dangerously caked in ice. so are the car windows. sidewalks turned into skating rinks, roads icy enough for sleds. our extreme weather team is in the storm zone tonight. and abc's steve osunsami starts us off in arkansas. >> reporter: black ice. white ice. they're calling ice friday, stretching some 2,000 miles across the middle of the country. turning roads in illinois into ice rinks with massive blowing snow, shutting down more than a dozen airports across seven states, and killing at least six people. in northern arkansas today a man was kill
>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm richelle carey. here are the stories we're following for you. merrill newman, the man being held by north korea, is returning home. and there are many tributes for the south african leader nelson mandela. >> the american war veteran retained by north korea since october is due to arrive inwe'rt community where newman was ma wr thanksgiving, but he'll be home for the holidays. when he first made the trip to north korea he could not have imagined how difficult of a trip it would turn out. but now he'll return to the u.s. a great relief for his family. >> i'm very glad to be home. i'm appreciate the government to allow me to be on my way. >> i offered him a ride home but he pointed out there is a direct flight to san francisco, his home. i don't blame him. i would be on that flight, too. >> newman was a soldier in the korean war and his visit was a long-planned vacation down memory lane. but he was no order soldier. the north koreans released this confession, likely forced by newman, admitting his afill ways with the white tigers. for newman the w
so a lot going on. >> thank you for watching aljazeera america. i'm del walters and inside story is next. yet it is likely you haven't heard much about it, the tpp is the inside story. >> hello, i'm ray swarez. two of the world's three biggest economies rising industrial powers some of the world's biggest natural resource ex-porters, 11 pacific countries in all, including the u.s. have been negotiating a free trade deal called the trance pacific partnership. the negotiations have been carried in secret, but largely shielded from public oversight. on the've of the 20th anniversary of the north american free trade act, are americans hungry, and removing barriers to the u.s. market, still the world's richest, the new treaty would govern trade between all the country as new handbook for their economic relationship, the negotiators meeting had hoped for a big announcement this week. >> there was disappointment in singapore tuesday, negotiations for the trance pacific partnership, or tpp, finished without a signed deal, talked will likely continue into the new year. >> we have decided
in history. >> this is al jazeera america live from new york. i'm jonathan betz with a quick look at the headlines. thousands said goodbye to the man many called africa's favourite son. burial marked the ends of 10 days of mourning. he was 95 years owl. the european union stopped trade talks with ukraine. tenses of thousands of protesters spent another day demanding they sign the deal instead of considering closer tas with rushee. senator john mccain joined protesters at independence square. >> hundreds died in fighting between muslims and christians in central african republic. people there are now facing a critical food shortage. >> gaza's only power plant is online for the first time since november. diesel was allowed in to restart the plant that ran out of fuel six weeks ago. it was allowed in after winter storms damaged food and crops. stereo peter o'toole has tide. he made his film debut in the 1960, his role as "lawrence of arabia" made him a superstar. he died at the age of 81. "america tonight weekend" is next. good evening, i'm joey chan. this is america tonight the week
>>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm del walters. these are the stories we are following for you. president obama set to speak in a couple of hours. his end of the year news conference before he headed to hawaii. >>> and a robot challenge, scientists competing to create androids that can help out when disaster strikes. ♪ >>> it has been a long year from gay rights to health a even that super secret spy program at the nsa. has president obama delivered on the change he promised? in just a out. and hear what he president had to sayeat on a key bedrock principal of the affordable care act of course know as obama care. he appeared at the podium behind me last month offering an apology saying if you like your health insurance policy, you can keep your health insurance policy. now you don't have to have insurance at all if you did lose your insurance as a result of the affordable care act. this is something that is a principle. they got the web problems fixed and now a lot of issues will come about this latest deve policy front, you can expect the president to point to iran,
don't remember rain fall. is-2 inches. >> this is al jazeera america live from new york. i'm jonathan betz with tonight's headlines. >> more than a million americans who have been out of work for a month have lost long-term unemployment benefits. congress did not extend the program ta would have cost $19 billion next year. a federal judge in new orleans threw out lots of damages. the state has immunity. >> new york times investigation says the attack on the embassy did not volve al qaeda, but was in relation to an american-made video about islam. >> syria's dangerous chemical weapons removal will likely miss 31st december. bad weather conditions and security concerns are to blame for the delay. syria's chemical weapons program is said to be eliminated by june 2014 based on an international agreement. >> those are the headlines. "america tonight" is up next. you can find us online. go to have a great night and wonderful weekend. >> good evening i'm joie chen. thank you for joining us for the weekend edition of "america tonight." we begin our conversation with
>> you're watching al jazeera america live from new york. i'm jonathan betz with the headlines. >> at least 15 people were killed when a bomb exploded inside a train station in the southern russian city of volgograd. officials say a suicide bomber detonated explosions near the station's metal detector. >> a national survey says pulling troops out of afghanistan could make the country more vulnerable to afghanistan. the findings say the taliban could remerge three years after troops are withdrawn next year. >> lebanon's former finance minister killed in a car bomb was laid to rest. seven others also died in that explosion. >> passengers on board a russian crewship struck in the ice off the coast of the antarctica is waiting rescue. an australian ice break is making progress. a chinese vessel was six miles away on saturday but could not get closer because of thick ice. retired formula 1 racing legend michael schumacher is in a french hospital. he was injured in a skiing accident and is being treated with serious head wounds. those are the headlines. "america tonight weekend" is n
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with m. night shayamalan next sunday at 7et / 4pt on al jazeera america . >>> hello and welcome. i'm phil torres, we'll talk about innovations that will change laughs. we'll look at hardware. this is a show about science by scin histories. kyle hill is an engineer, and he's investigating head-to-head combat and cutting edge technology that can help to detect a concussion before it's too late. >> lindsay moran is an ex-c.i.a. operative. she was packaging that can one day replace polysterene. rachelle oldmixon specialises in behaviours. i'm phil torres, i study insects in peru. that's our team. let's do some science. ♪ music ] >> hi, guy, welcome back to "techknow." i'm phil torres, with rochelle, kyle and lindsay. kyle, the nfl paid over three-quarters of a million to settle a lawsuit. what was it about. >> there's a focus on the concussion problem. the nfl has thousands of place, and millions of players in youth and challenge football. i went to virginia tech to look at technology to test helmets and track hits on college and youth players. let's take a look. . >>> homecoming in
. in this particular situation this is good for united, delta, and america because it gives the united states three truly giant global carriers that they can to compete with the international carriers, many of whom are subsidized by their government. >> why is it a good thing for their competitors that these two already big carriers merged to become one giant one? go i believe that high tide raises all boats, and when you put three giants u.s. transglobal carriers from the united states, it gives everyone a push. it gives everyone--it levels the playing field for u.s. airline airlines--plural--against other airlines, i believe everyone will benefit from this. if you have a restaurant and another one moves in across the street you're happy because it draws more people there. what we see happening as we go along there will be times of the year that their business may be down somewhat, particularly internationally. now we have got three global airlines who will slash prices and offer real deals across the world. this will be good for them. one of the biggest beneficiaries will be southwest airline. th
>> be welcome to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler in new york and here are the top stories. colorado authorities say a high school senior apparently holding a grudge was behind the latest school shooting. 18-year-old carl pearson was looking for his teacher after a disagreement. a 15-year-old student was shot be flown to the south africa eastern cape and will be buried in qunu. >> robert levinson was not a government employee the government says when he disappeared in 2007. multiple reports say plefnson walevinsonwas a government contn he vanished. >>> foot of snow, new york, new jersey, connecticut expecting as much as six inches. those are the headlines. remember you can fet the lat late-- good get the latest on al and i will see you next monday. >> on "america tonight" an open wound. one year after the newtown pain. >> in the midst of our grief, we have come to realize, that we want our loved ones to be remembered for how they lived their lives and how they touched our hearts. >> the you south korean leader, what he says for the her mit kingdom. >>> rememberi
>>> welcome to al jazeera america. i am richelle carey. here are the stories we are following for you. a final farewell to nelson mandela. protests continue if kiev. demonstrators may have lost their fight. the collapse of a nation leaves its people in dire straits. [ music ] >> the final step in his long walk to freedom. nelson mandela is laid to rest in his an ce ancestral village. the former leader helped transform the country and inspire millions all around the world. al jazeera's jonah hull has more. >> the final moments of a sad we farewell. nelson mandela's renames were lourd into the ground out of public view. the roar of a military fly past bearing the flag of a new south africa that mandela, himself, did so much to create. in the eastern cape hills of his birth and boyhood, it had been a funeral ceremony planned and executed with precision. [ music ] >> beneath a giant tent built in the place he called home invited south african government joined the mandela family. some looking drawn with exhaustion and grief. [ music ] >> a song reminiscent of the years of struggle
integration of the production system in north america. what we are looking for in the future is that all of the three countries in north america depend upon each other to really enhance the competitiveness. that is what this really opened up the possibility for peer it is lowering energy costs in mexico, guaranteeing stability of supply, making sure we can stay in mexico because energy costs are lower. areas, you mentioned immigration, security for example. these are areas where i see there will be a very positive net benefit for the mexican people and the economy. seeing zero net migration from mexico to the united states. that is probably a result of demographics and a tougher climate here in the united states. economiclt of greater opportunities. some of the estimates may prove to be right -- 100,000 new jobs in the energy sector. that is something we should celebrate because that means more 16-year-old mexican see that their future is in country as opposed to leaving. on the point of security, if you in a young man who lives marginalized area and you have no economic opportunities, t
>> hello, welcome to al jazeera america. here are the top stories we are following. >> investigators say extreme speed was at least one factor in sunday's deadly train crash in new york. the passenger train took a curb at 82 miles per hour when it derailed, nearly three times the speed limit. the ntsb says it's upclear if the speed was a result of human error for faulty equipment. four died, dozens injured. >> bangkok police have taken down barriers and barbed wire around their headquarters and are allowing anti-government protesters into the government building. the mood is meant to ease tensions and avoid more classes between demonstrators and the police. thousands of protesters are in the streets of kiev. ri ot police beat dozens of protesters. the president said police ore reacted. demonstrators are set with the president for not signing an e.u. trade deal. >> smartphones and tablets are thought to have driven a third of traffic in cyber monday. >> those are the headlines. seen in more than a century. >> they're standing there ripping open that little package of
the engineer fall asleep as the train barrelled 82 miles per hour towards disaster? >>> made in america christmas, how we could create 200,000 new jobs together. david muir getting a kick start from the rockettes. >> made in america! whoo! >>> good evening to you on this tuesday night. we begin with a nation heading into a deep freeze. 149 million americans in at least 22 states facing the big chill. the map says it all, winter storm warnings, heavy snow, powerful winds and a temperature whiplash as the thermometer plummets in just a few hours. abc's meteorologist ginger zee tracking it all tonight. >> reporter: the whipping winds in california. the snow slowing traffic in nevada. a major winter storm and the coldest air of the season is gripping much of the west tonight. citrus farmers near fresno, california, prepping crops. >> we're worried about anything getting close to 32 or below gets our attention for sure. >> reporter: as temperatures dive into the 20s and 30s overnight potentially breaking century old records, threatening their $2 billion business. in northern minnesota, they
>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler in new york. and here are the top stories. north korea says it has executed the uncle of rule you are kim jong un. a military tribunal found jon sung tek guilty of treason and tried to overthrow the government. he was expelled this week. evidence of chemical warfare in syria. chemical weapon use was found in five out of seven attacks investigated. four involved sarin gas and a large-scale assault. the house passed a 2-year budget deal to avoid a government shutdown. the agreement set spending levels and rolls back spending cuts known as the sequester. we have live pictures. people are lining the streets of south africa for a chance to say goodbye to nelson mandela. his body will lie in state on friday for a third day. tens of thousands stood in line for hours to view his casket. nelson mandela will be buried at his childhood home of qunu. you can get the latest news on, and we'll see you back here at eight eastern time. on america tonight, not my fault, man. the case that raise as point in question about justice
>>> welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy, here are the top stories we are following at this hour. the uncle of north korea's leader has been executed for treason, a military tribunal thaund jang song-thaek guilty of attempting to overthrow the government. some analysts say the move is part of kim jong un's plan to consolidate power. >> evidence of chemical warfare in syria. inspectors say they found evidence of chemical weapons use in five out of seven attacks investigated. four attacks involved sarin attacks. >> the secretary of state is discussing a west bank security plan with israeli and palestine leaders. he's hoping to have a deal in place by may that addresses security issues and borders, the status of jerusalem, and the state of palestine refugees. the leaders agreed if such a deal is not fleshed out by the deadline they'll work to have the framework in place. israeli and palestine leaders will seek to neght. >> house lawmakers approved a bipartisan budget deal. the two-year agreement has been passed by a majority and hits the senate next week. those are the
a great weekend and night. >> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz with tonight's top stories. president obama says the u.s. will wry again to help americans get out of south sudan. an earlier rescue mission had to be called off after four american soldiers were hurt. their aircraft came under fire whilst trying to land at bor. >> there's renewed violence in the central african republic. 30 were killed in the bangui overnight, including a peacekeeping soldier. fighting conditions between muslim and christian rebels. human rights say 1,000 people have been killed. >> oil tycoon and vladimir putin rival mikhail khordorkovsky is speaking out about his time in prin. he spoke about prison conditions. he said he was allowed brief visits with his family. he was locked up for so years before voout yin pardoned him. >> clair davis, the 17-year-old shot in a high school near denver died of her injuries. she was shot by karl pierson, fellow student, who turned the gun on himself. those are the headlines. "america tonight" is up next and you can find us on and good
are the headlines at this hour. america tonight is up next. i will be back here tomorrow night. you can get the latest news on al jazeera. seen in more than a century. >> they're standing there ripping open that little package of sugar and filling that wound. >> yes. >> how much is too much? the death of a mentally ill homeless man raises questions how much force police needed to stop him. >>> and one thanksgiving, a pastor and his prayers. >> they want prayer but that's the last thing they're looking for . >> and good evening. thanks for joining us, i'm joie chen. we have been of course for weeks focused now on the grate health care debate this this country. about access to quality health care and the cost of it. many americans of course have been weighing in but what about those who have very little say in the health care they receive and no recourse to demand better? over the past few years most states have turned over the health care in prisons to private for profit systems. but america tonight investigation reveals that as thets companies cut costs -- these companies cut costs the outc
intellectuals of america. and also a distinguished scholar. we have brenda wineapple who is a neighbor of mine. [laughter] living on the upper west side the author of the static nation of a book about the pivotal years as civil war reid makes it self. to talk about culture a.m. the various ways that went into make the american nation. i think we are supposed to have 10 or 12 minutes a piece? and then david will respond. we are here to celebrate his work of the american a renaissance after a trip to five years jews see the enormous influence the book has had of cultural studies and history and politics. and sean wilentz has a four word? you wrote to go forward as well to get it started. thank you very much. >> can you hear me? is that all right? it is great to be here to celebrate david's book i can do this twice. two years ago i had the privilege to write the foreword of a new edition of his book. but my main point it shifted the focus of reading of the great american writers of the pri's civil war years. first the buck expanded the cannon to include edgar allan poe also within and a thorough.
check check >> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm stephanie sy, here are the top tories >> 13-year-old jahi mcmath will get another year on life support at a californian hospital. she was declared braindead weeks ago after becoming brain dead after having her tonsilectony removed. her family has filed a lawsuit. >> chechan separatists promised violence around the summer games. the first funerals for the victims in volgograd will be held tuesday. >> palestine inmates walk out of an israeli prison, part of a brokered deal to promote peace talks. there was anger in israel among victims' fam lites. >> helicopters will evacuate 34 passengers trapped on a ship off the coast of antarctica. they hoped an australian icebreaker would rescue them. that ship could not fight through the 13 miles of ice. michael schumacher remains in a medically induced coma. >> those are the headlines - "america tonight" is next and you can get the latest news online at >> on high alert tonight following a second deadly terror attack in two days. the latest attack happened monday morning on a pac
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